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That’s Cool: Saving the Rainforest is Not Just for Hippies

Stellar character design and animation in this commercial project assignment produced in 17 weeks by a team of second year animation students at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark for the Danish NGO Verdens Skove (“Forests of the World”). [Watch]

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McBess & Simon Spin “Friendless Fairytales” for Pfizer

Working through the Melbourne studio of Passion Pictures, London-based directing duo McBess & Simon apply their cheeky animation stylings to an online series of cheery yet sardonic “Friendless Fairytales” for Pfizer thru Sydney agency WiTH Collective. [Watch]

Hoji Tsuchiya: Uri Nakayama “Spring time-old man”

The off kilter music and lyrics of Japanese singer-songwriter (and hairdresser) Uri Nakayama finds a perfect mate in the playful, unstructured and unpredictable visual talents of Berlin-based artist/director Hoji Tsuchiya in this track called “Spring Time-old Man.” [Watch]

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Mrzyk & Moriceau: The Avalanches “Subways”

Discovering new animation work from French directing duo Mrzyk & Moriceau is always a treat as it guarantees trippy, often outrageous imagery held together by a certain subversive sense of abandon. [Watch]

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Overwatch: Embedding Action in Emotion

The immediate success of Overwatch, Blizzard’s team-based multiplayer first-person shooter (and the company’s first new gaming franchise since StarCraft in 1998), is due in large part to a series of spectacular animated short films. [Watch]

H5: Dior 50 Years Eau Sauvage Director’s Cut

Sleek compositions and fluid transitions rendered in a minimal palette drawn from France’s Tricolor flag distinguish H5’s online video animated at Studio Wanda in Paris for Dior’s Eau Sauvage men’s fragrance first introduced in 1966. [Watch]